'''Salve Regina University''' is a Catholic Church|Catholic
university founded by the Sisters of Mercy
, located in the city of Newport, Rhode Island
. Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges
, the university enrolls more than 2,700 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.
Salve Regina's 80-acre campus, bordering Newport Cliff Walk
, is set on seven contiguous Gilded Age
estates with 21 structures of historic significance.
[Salve Regina University. [http://www.salve.edu/campus-buildings Campus Buildings]]
In 2002, Salve Regina became the first New England institution to receive a Getty Foundation|Getty Grant Program
award to develop a campus heritage preservation plan.
[J. Paul Getty Trust (July 20, 2004). [http://www.getty.edu/news/press/center/heritage_recipients.html "Campus Heritage Grant Recipients"]]